See also: meri, méri, mëri, and měri

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Proper nounEdit

Meri

  1. A language of Cameroon.

Further readingEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

Meri

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Merida.

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From meri (sea).

Proper nounEdit

Meri

  1. A surname​.

FinnishEdit

(index me)

EtymologyEdit

From meri (sea) at the end of the 19th century. The given name is also a variant of Meeri, from English Mary.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeri/, [ˈme̞ri]
  • Rhymes: -eri
  • Syllabification: Me‧ri

Proper nounEdit

Meri

  1. A female given name.
  2. A Finnish surname​.

DeclensionEdit

As a given name:

Inflection of Meri (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Meri Merit
genitive Merin Merien
partitive Meriä Merejä
illative Meriin Mereihin
singular plural
nominative Meri Merit
accusative nom. Meri Merit
gen. Merin
genitive Merin Merien
partitive Meriä Merejä
inessive Merissä Mereissä
elative Meristä Mereistä
illative Meriin Mereihin
adessive Merillä Mereillä
ablative Meriltä Mereiltä
allative Merille Mereille
essive Merinä Mereinä
translative Meriksi Mereiksi
instructive Merein
abessive Merittä Mereittä
comitative Mereineen
Possessive forms of Meri (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Merini Merimme
2nd person Merisi Merinne
3rd person Merinsä

As a surname:

Inflection of Meri (Kotus type 24/uni, no gradation)
nominative Meri Meret
genitive Meren Merien
Merten
partitive Merta Meriä
illative Mereen Meriin
singular plural
nominative Meri Meret
accusative nom. Meri Meret
gen. Meren
genitive Meren Merien
Merten
partitive Merta Meriä
inessive Meressä Merissä
elative Merestä Meristä
illative Mereen Meriin
adessive Merellä Merillä
ablative Mereltä Meriltä
allative Merelle Merille
essive Merenä Merinä
translative Mereksi Meriksi
instructive Merin
abessive Merettä Merittä
comitative Merineen
Possessive forms of Meri (type uni)
possessor singular plural
1st person Mereni Meremme
2nd person Meresi Merenne
3rd person Merensa

MaoriEdit

Proper nounEdit

Meri

  1. Mary (biblical)
  2. A female given name, equivalent to English Mary.

Related termsEdit

  • Mere (more common given name form)